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Suzuki Unveils Next Wave of Motorcycles with 2024 Lineup

Suzuki Motor USA is pleased to introduce its next group of 2024 sport and street motorcycles. Today we unveil the 2024 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT and GT+ high-performance sport-tourers. Also arriving are the 2024 Hayabusa’s- a dominant performance motorcycle for the last…

Remembering Former NFL Running Back Alex Collins after Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Former NFL running back Alex Collins, who played five seasons for the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens, was killed in a motorcycle crash in South Florida, authorities said. He was 28. Collins was driving a motorcycle that crashed into a…

Transfluid Tube Processing Machinery Inc. Becomes Official Sponsor of Trick Tools Racing

Transfluid, a leading global manufacturer of tube processing and tube bending machines, is pleased to partner with Trick-Tools and White Alligator Racing (W.A.R.) to compete in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Series in 2023. “We are excited about the opportunity…

Perth Motorplex GM Steps Down

After two and a half years at the helm, Paul Trengove will step down from his role as Perth Motorplex General Manager at the end of August 2023. Trengove will leave the Perth Motorplex in order to take on the…

NHRA Inks New Generator Partnership

NHRA officials announced today that A-iPower, a leading manufacturer of inverter and portable generators, fluid pumps and pressure washers, has been named the preferred generator of the NHRA as part of a new multi-year sponsorship. As part of the partnership,…

NHRA Announces Sweepstakes with Five Major Partners

NHRA officials announced today the 2023 NHRA Sweepstakes, featuring a host of prizes from five NHRA partners. NHRA partners Camping World, K&N Performance, A-iPower, Summit Racing Equipment and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company are part of the 2023 NHRA Sweepstakes,…

NHRA to Host National at New Track in 2024

NHRA officials announced on Friday that the new Flying H Dragstrip in the Kansas City area will be part of the upcoming NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series national event schedule in 2024.   NHRA officials and Heartland Motorsports Park…

Dream Realized as Trim-Tex takes Center Stage in NASCAR

It’s a dream come true for a proud American manufacturer.   Trim-Tex Drywall Products has always been ambitious and driven when it comes to its involvement in motorsports.  The commitment is about to go to the next level as the…

Suzuki Dealers Now Taking Reservations on 25th Anniversary Edition Hayabusa

Suzuki Motor USA has opened reservations for the 25th Anniversary Edition Hayabusa through authorized Suzuki dealers starting July 17th, 2023. Reserving one will ensure priority delivery of the commemorative Hayabusa. The 25th Anniversary Edition Hayabusa MSRP is $19,599 and will…

Methanol Moonshine Honors Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson with “5.92” Shine

Australia’s fastest two-wheel man Chris Matheson grew up in Armidale (NSW) where horses, dirt bikes and fast road bikes were the initial building blocks for his ultimate quest for speed. He soon took on the Salt Flats of Lake Gairdner…

First Look at the 2024 Suzuki Hayabusa 25th Anniversary Model

When the Suzuki Hayabusa was introduced 25 years ago, it forever altered the motorcycle landscape and redefined motorcyclists’ concept of performance. Never had there been a sportbike so daringly conceived to provide such an extraordinary riding experience. The Hayabusa was…

NHRA Delivers Big Norwalk TV Audience

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series broadcast on FOX Broadcast Network yielded impressive results on Sunday, as an average of 818,000 viewers tuned in for Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals eliminations from Summit Motorsports Park. The viewership marked a…

NHRA on Fox Team Wins Telly Awards

The NHRA and its broadcasting team was recently honored with eight prestigious Telly awards and one platinum Viddy award.   The eight Telly awards, which honor excellence in video and television across all screens, are the most the NHRA has…

Legendary Two Stroke Racer Honored

What better place than Allbike to honour one of the true greats of our sport in John Kreis and his amazing 1971 Kawasaki H2 750 2 stroke, ‘Clockwork Orange’. Purchased in 1971, John started racing over 50 years ago and…

Increased Payout for Australia’s ANDRA

Summit Racing Equipment and the Australian National Drag Racing Association are pleased to announce increased contingency payouts.   These increased payouts (via redeemable product certificates) will be available at the previously announced Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series events for 2023,…

Summit Motorsports Park Unveils New Meaningful Trophies

Kyle Michalek and his brother, Corey Michalek, of Michalek Brothers Racing, have been going to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio for more than 20 years. They call the track home, and they call the Baders family. So when Summit…

The Absolute Best Straps for Your Motorcycle – Pingel

When you are hauling a motorcycle here is why you want to use Pingel straps and wheel chocks. Larry “Spiderman” McBride uses the same equipment to transport his record-holding motorcycle! There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please…

2024 Suzuki GSXR 750 – First Look

Suzuki Motor USA is pleased to launch its first group of 2024 motorcycles. The Suzuki GSX-R750, DR-Z400S, DR-Z400SM, and DR650S models all remain pillars of Suzuki’s lineup. Since defining the sportbike segment in 1985, winning multiple road racing championships, and…

The World’s Fastest Kawasaki KZ Crushes Record

Austin Christopher of Canada made history when he rode his Kawasaki KZ to an elapsed time of 6.29 – a new record for the KZ platform. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the…

Orange County Choppers Biker Build Off 2023

It’s the Orange County Chopper Invitational Bike Show and Biker Build off from the new home of Paul Teutul Sr. and Orange County Choppers, the OCC Road House and Museum and Bert’s Barracuda Harley-Davidson from St. Petersburg, Fla. as some…

Legend Paul “Fast by” Gast Shares Success Story

He’s found tremendous success in motorcycle drag racing as a competitor and as a business owner. The legendary Paul “Fast by” Gast shares his story and tells us how it ll came to be. Fantastic work by videographer Peter Goertz…

Following Ground Breaking NHRA Welcomes Flying H to Member Track Network

After breaking ground on a new dragstrip just outside of Kansas City, Flying H Dragstrip has been added to the NHRA Member Track Network, NHRA officials announced today.   The new dragstrip will be located at I-70 Motorsports Park in…

Neil Midgley Becomes 3rd Quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle Racer of All-Time with a 5.708

How about a big congrats to Neil Midgley , Chris Hannam and team for this ultra quick pass!  With a 5.708 at 245 mph Midgley, of Colchester, United Kingdom,  becomes the third quickest Top Fuel Motorcycle racer ever behind only…

New Billet Z1/KZ Oil Pan From Liska Racing

Gordon Liska of Liska Racing has created another masterpiece with this new Kawasaki Z1/KZ billet oil pan. “It has an overall lower height than the OEM pan for added ground clearance, and less weight,” Liska said of his new creation.…

Pine Valley Raceway Joins NHRA Member Track Network

NHRA has announced the addition of Pine Valley Raceway in Lufkin, Texas to the NHRA Member Track Network.   Originally built in 2004, the track reopened in 2023 under the leadership of Buck and Austin Hayward, also joining the NHRA…

Drag Bike Racing Mourns Loss of Rich Longo from Racer’s for Christ

The world last a great man when  Richard “Ricky” “Richie” Guy Longo, at the age of 70, passed away on Saturday May 13, 2023.  Longo was a devoted member of Racer’s for Christ who would pray with racers regularly.  He…

Chris Matheson Announces Retirement from Top Fuel after First Australian Five

Like a NFL quarterback announcing his retirement after winning the Super Bowl, Australia’s quickest and fastest motorcycle drag racer Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson has called it a career after realizing a dream a decade in the making by recording Australia’s…

Paul Teutul Sr.’s Thoughts on Harley Baggers

In this interview Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers gives us his thoughts on the Harley-Davidson Bagger crazy, let’s us know what is next for him in the motorcycle world and tells us how he goes about judging a…

Reviewing Our First Electric Bike

In this video Cycledrag sets out to review this 2023 e bike, the Cyrusher Ranger and determine wether or not this very fast e-bike / electric motorcycle is worth the money? From the e bike delivery, to the unboxing, to…

Mission Accomplished! Chris Matheson Runs First Australian Five!

Australia’s leading Top Fuel Motorcycle racer Chris “Nitro Voodoo” Matheson realized a dream on Cinco de Mayo as he became the first Australian motorcycle drag racer to reach the five-second zone at this weekend’s Nitro Champs at Sydney Dragway –…

NHRA’s Antron Brown and Ron Capps Represent National Motorsports Coalition on Capitol Hill

NHRA championship-winning drivers Ron Capps and Antron Brown, along with NHRA Vice President of Track Management and Operations Kasey Coler, recently visited Washington, DC on Wednesday, April 26 as representatives for the National Motorsports Coalition (NMC) to share with members…

Legendary Motorcycle Designer Willie G. Davidson Shares Stories in New Book

Motorcycle enthusiasts and fans of the legendary Willie G. Davidson have something to look forward to this August with the release of his new memoir, “Ride Free.” The book is a must-read for anyone who loves motorcycles or admires Willie’s…

How the NHRA Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusa Body is Made

Suzuki Motor USA released a video today featuring an inside look at its partnership with Vance & Hines and the development of Suzuki’s newest entry into the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class. The video showcases the development of the team’s…

Ever Dream of Owning a Top Fuel Motorcycle? Here’s One for $25K with Extra Parts

Have you ever dreamed of owning a Top Fuel Drag bike? Now you can. This motorcycle and all the spares has just been listed for the blowout price of $25k! The bike was originally built by the late Shawn Garrigan…

Def Leppard Concert and Death Wire Daredevil Spectacular Set for Sturgis Buffalo Chip on Aug. 10

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip, hailed as The Best Party Anywhere®, has added multi-platinum, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Def Leppard to the list of rock superstars performing at its annual event this summer, which runs August 4-13 at The…

Are Electric Bikes Worth it?

In this video Cycledrag sets out to review this 2023 e bike, the Cyrusher Ranger and determine wether or not this very fast e-bike / electric motorcycle is worth the money? From the e bike delivery, to the unboxing, to…

Sam Wills Orange Fuel Bike Sold and Heading to Australia

Motorcycle drag racing legend Sam Wills has sold his amazing, 5.88 orange Top Fuel Bike to a buyer in Australia. It’s bad news for American Fuel fans, but great news for Australian Top Bike fans. The good news for fans…

Bandimere Speeday to Host NHRA for the Last Time

NHRA and the Bandimere family have jointly announced that the 2023 Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals on July 14-16 at Bandimere Speedway will be the last NHRA national event at the historic track just outside of Denver. For the…

DME Teases New Rider Joining Team, Previews 2023 Season

One of the biggest names in the world of Pro Street Motorcycle drag racing is DME, named after its owner and founder Dimey Eddinger. In this interview we catch up with Eddinger and tuning mastermind Andy Sawyer to preview the…

Color Choices for the 2023 Suzuki Hayabusa

The 2023 Gen 3 Suzuki Hayabusas have hit dealer showrooms with three choices for colors, featuring new shades. The new model gets three totally new dual-tone shades. They are Pearl Vigor Blue/Pearl Brilliant White, Metallic Thunder Gray/Candy Daring Red, and…

Harley-Davidson CFO Gina Goetter Leaving Company

Harley-Davidson Inc. said Wednesday that chief financial officer Gina Goetter, who joined the company as part of CEO Jochen Zeitz’s new management team, will resign at the end of April — and her new position is with toymaker Hasbro Inc.…

D-A Lubricant Company® Partners With American Motorcycle Racing Association on Drag Racing Series

D-A Lubricant Company® is excited to announce partnership between PennGrade1® High Performance Oil and the American Motorcycle Racing Association (AMRA) for the 2023 PennGrade 1 Drag Racing Series! The AMRA, celebrating its 38th season this year, continues to provide the home for…

NHRA Welcomes Qlispé Raceway Park to Member Track Network

NHRA has announced the addition of Qlispé Raceway Park in Spokane, Wash. to the NHRA Member Track Network. Formerly Spokane County Raceway, the Kalispel Tribe of Indians purchased the raceway in 2021, renaming the property Qlispé Raceway Park. After making…

Vance & Hines 2023 Contingency Program Valued at Over $170,000, NHRA and XDA Included

Vance & Hines  announced its 2023 season contingency support programs for motorcycle racers. The contingency sponsorships, offered in partnership with five, race-sanctioning bodies, has the potential to put over $170,000 in the hands of motorcycle racers in 2023. The program…

MTC Shows Off Latest in Harley Clutch Technology

Watch as Eric Hochstetler of MTC shows us some of the latest innovation in Harley-Davidson clutch technology. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and more will…

NHRA on FOX Opens Season With Record Gainesville Viewership

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series opened the 2023 season with impressive viewership numbers on the FOX network, as coverage of eliminations from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals delivered a total audience of 1.12 million viewers. This marked…

Hector Arana Racing to Field Full Time NHRA Entry in 2023

The fastest name in credit card processing, GETTRX, powered by Global Electronic Technology, Inc., returns to the world’s fastest motorsport for the second consecutive season with Pro Stock Motorcycle Champion Hector Arana Jr, and the Arana Racing team. Over the…

Bill Bader Sr.’s Widow Honoring Her Late Husband With New Norwalk Role

Deb Bader has had a wide variety of roles at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio over the years.   Each of them has been crucial to the success of the company which has existed for 60 years, and has…

Top Fuel Motorcycle Legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride Reveals 2023 Plans

NFL great Tom Brady and Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride have a few things in common. Each of them has dominated their respective sport for decades and has garnered an unprecedented amount of championship titles. The big difference…

Summit Motorsports Park is Hiring

Summit Motorsports Park team members stand out in the motorsports industry.   They have passion, and they have pride in knowing they are part of presenting an enjoyable experience for thousands of guests.   Summit Motorsports Park, an open-air venue…

Top Fuel Harleys Not Slated For Any NHRA Events in 2023….For Now

The awe-inspiring Fuel twins need some cubic dollars.  There is no denying Top Fuel Harley is one of the most thrilling and popular categories in all of motorcycle drag racing.  Just about anything that runs on a nitro is a…

Cycledrag Facebook Page Hits 1 Million Followers

In February of 2023 the Cycledrag Facebook page hit a major milestone when it reached 1 million followers.  “I really want to thank anyone who has ever taken the time to interact on the page or watch one of our…

Paying Tribute to a Legend – Dave Schultz

With the Cycledrag Facebook page recently surpassing 1 million followers, we wanted to take a look back and pay tribute to some of the fine individuals who put this great sport of motorcycle drag racing on the map. This led…

NHRA Approves New Suzuki Hayabusa Bodywork, Vance & Hines Team Confident after Successful Test Session

Energized by a positive test session in Gainesville, along with approval from the NHRA for the first new Suzuki bodywork in over a decade, the Vance & Hines/Mission/Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle (PSM) Team is eager for the 2023 NHRA season…

Get a Job with NHRA Launch

Entering the 2023 season in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, the NHRA Launch program continues to boast impressive levels of success. The Vance Family Foundation and the NHRA worked together to create the online portal, one that…

Motorsports Mourns the Loss of Drag Specialties – Parts Unlimited Legend Fred Fox

Sadly, a giant in the motorsports world has left us.  A member of the AMA Hall of Fame, Fred Fox accomplished an awful lot throughout his illustrious career, including founding Parts Unlimited Distributing in 1967 to distribute motorcycle parts and…

Maple Grove Continues to Forge Ahead With New Koretsky Ownership

The once-uncertain future of a legendary NHRA, central-Pennsylvania national event  drag strip has greatly stabilized since the Koretsky family purchased it.   Tickets are now on sale for the 38th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals, which again serves as the opening…

RC Components Named Official Race Wheel of PDRA

RC Components, a longtime manufacturer of racing wheels, has been named the Official Race Wheel of the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA), series officials announced today. RC Components is the latest company to sign on in support of the PDRA’s…

Gatornationals to Feature 5 Special “Big Daddy” Don Garlits Cars

Along with the incredible on-track action to kick off the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, the hallowed grounds of famed Gainesville Raceway will feature five of the most historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits…

The Importance of “Spring Cleaning” on Vintage Motorcycles

Our friends from Z1 sent along the following reminder on the importance of keeping your fuel system and airways clean on a motorcycle that has been in storage.  Sticky, gummy, restricted, clogged and weeping is no way to go through…

Z1 900 Smashes World Record and Sells for $50K at Mecum Motorcycle Auction!

The vintage motorcycle collector market has been on a sharp rise for the past decade but even the most knowledgeable insiders could not have predicted what happened at South Point Casino in late January. The market for the iconic 1973…

NHRA Introduces Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge

NHRA and Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, have partnered together for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Beginning at the NHRA…

A Valuable Lesson to Be Learned on Social Media

Here is a story I would like to share for everyone’s benefit. I got a call this week and was informed a NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team was potentially searching for a rider to add to the team and completely…

Should NHRA Require Pro Stock Motorcycle Racers to Wear Boots?

NHRA has always been an organization focused on safety. It was the highest priority  for the league’s late founder, the great Wally Parks.  Perhaps one weakness of the primarily four-wheeled organization is understanding the niche nuisances of the motorcycle classes.…

Rockingham Dragway Resurfacing Project Moving Along

One of the most historic and legendary drag strips in the world, Rockingham Dragway is in the process of getting a major upgrade.  The new owners of the facility are working to add 800 feet of fresh concrete to the…

Keystone Raceway Goes to Work on Major Upgrade

Over the past two decades Keystone Raceway in New Alexandria, Pa. has seen some significant upgrades.  Hats off to track president Greg Miller who is continuing the process by working to replace the guardrails with concrete retaining walls. This is…

zMAX Dragway and Chicagoland to Host First-Ever SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff Rounds

The new SuperMotocross League announced that zMAX Dragway and Chicagoland Speedway will host the first-ever SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff Rounds in September after the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship and AMA Pro Motocross Championship both conclude. SuperMotocross World Championship Playoff…

Telling the Trick-Tools Story with NHRA and White Alligator Racing

Iowa-based metal fabrication tool specialists Trick-Tools is looking to NHRA, Pro Stock Motorcycle, White Alligator Racing (WAR), and rookie rider Chase Van Sant to spread the word about their business. “We are super-excited to race the 2023 season with Trick-Tools…

Is 2023 the Winter for Your Project Build?

New year, new goals, new opportunities, and new builds baby! Not sure we could find too many people to lament the passing of 2022, but everyone can look forward to new builds for a new year. There’s no time like…

Sturgis Motorcycles as Art Exhibit Changes Direction

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Motorcycles As Art Exhibition is changing format for its upcoming 15th anniversary as the exhibition’s curator, photographer Michael Lichter, moves into an advisory role. Following an incredible run of 14 themed exhibitions at the Sturgis Buffalo…

Will the New Electric “Harley” Livewire S2 Del Mar Be the Hottest Bike of 2023?

Harley-Davidson spun off its electric motorcycle operations into a dedicated EV brand last year with its big LiveWire launch. LiveWire inherited the LiveWire One electric motorcycle from Harley, which made LiveWire’s second model its first to actually be developed under…

Rest in Peace Motorsports Icon Ken Block

The new year is off to a rough start for the motorsports community who must mourn the loss of action sports megastar Ken Block. Davey Coombs President of MX Sports Pro Racing wrote, “Everything that Ken Block did in his…

Flyin Ryan Oehler’s Annual Tampa Bay Race Rental Party Sees Rookie Shine

We take you to Showtime Dragstrip near Clearwater, FL, where first time drag racer Adam Regan earns the respect of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer “Flyin” Ryan Oehler at the annual party at the Tampa Bay Race Rentals headquarters. There…

Summit Motorsports Park Named 2022 Track of the Year by NHRA

Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio has been named 2022 Track of the Year by the National Muscle Car Association (NMCA) and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) North Central Division. The NMCA Track of the Year honor was presented…

Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro Mod to Air on CBS Sports

The 2023 Drag Illustrated World Series of Pro Mod will air on CBS Sports, event officials announced Thursday during a press conference at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Show in Indianapolis. Masters Entertainment Group will produce the show covering the…

AHDRA Increasing Hawaya Racing Pro Fuel Purse

The AHDRA All-American motorcycle drag racing series is proud to announce an increase in the guaranteed winner’s purse from $1600.00 to $2000.00 per event for the Hawaya Racing Pro Fuel class for the 2023 race season. “Big thanks to Johnny…

2023 Man Cup Schedule

The 2023 Man Cup schedule has been released, minus an event to be announced. It will be a year of transition for the series as “Hollywood” Broderick Jackson officially takes ownership from founder Jay Regan.  New this year will be…

2023 NHDRO Schedule

The 2023 NHDRO schedule is out and features three weekends, with two races slated for each event.  There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and more will…

NHRA Announces Call Out Event for Pro Stock Motorcycle

NHRA has unveiled the category schedule for the four professional categories in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series for the 2023 season, as well as the announcement of highly-anticipated NHRA All-Star Callout events in both Pro Stock and Pro…

5 Miles of Bikers Make Christmas Miracles Happen with Bert’s Toy Run

Ride along with us as Paul Teutul Sr. from Orange Choppers leads this massive line of motorcycles through St. Petersburg, Fla for Bert’s Toy run. It’s all to benefit children in need. The full 2-hour broadcast There are more videos…

Old-School Muncie Dragway Extends Partnership with IHRA

Muncie Dragway is far from a cookie-cutter race track. The Albany, Indiana drag strip, which opened on Easter Sunday 1960, still has an old-school feel. Those who race there love its character and that it takes a different skill set…

NHRA Announces Multiple Promotions, Three New Division Directors

NHRA officials announced the promotion of Mike Rice to Senior Director of Competition and the addition of Matt DeYoung as Division Director of the Pacific Division (Division 7).   Rice, who started with NHRA in 2001, served as the Division…

New IHRA Owner Larry Jeffers’ Letter to Members and Member Tracks

New IHRA owner Larry Jeffers sent the following letter to his members and member tracks ahead of the thanksgiving holiday – Since we’ve become owners of the IHRA, we’ve emphasized how committed we are to the grassroots, Sportsman racing. But,…

Vance & Hines and Angelle Sampey Part Ways

The Vance & Hines NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team announced today that it has parted ways with three-time world champion Angelle Sampey after three seasons. “Vance & Hines has a heritage of success on the track, and 2022 was a…

A1 Cycles Shop Tour

Join us for this inside look at top Harley Bagger racer and Nitro Harley racer Mike Beland of A1 Cycles There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here)…

What Paul Teutul Sr. Is Up to Now

We caught up with legendary Orange County Chopper builder Paul Teutul Sr. during the St. Pete Bike Fest to see what he’s up to now. In this Paul Teutul Sr. Interview we talk about the new home of Orange County…

Matt Smith Reaches Hallowed Ground With 6th NHRA Title

With three championships in four years entering the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, Matt Smith had already put together an impressive recent run in Pro Stock Motorcycle. But the veteran standout had even more history on his…

Karen Stoffer Announces Pro Stock Motorcycle Retirement after 17 Years in Class

After 17 years in the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class Karen Stoffer’s husband Gary made her retirement from the class official with this post on Facebook.   “Well… That’s a rap! 17 full seasons with 14 top 10. We have…

Lucas Oil Signs Multi-Year Extension With NHRA

NHRA officials announced today that Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricates, will continue as the sponsor of the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and “Official Oil of NHRA” as part of a…

AMRA 2023 Schedule

The AMRA (American Motorcycle Racing Association) released its 2023 schedule. The six-race tour gets started in late March and again concludes in October at Rockingham Dragway. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the…

2023 NHRA on Fox TV Schedule

Starting with a must-see FOX broadcast to open the 2023 season in Gainesville, NHRA and FOX Sports today announced the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule for the upcoming season. All 21 races, plus the two Pep Boys NHRA…

NHRA and Pro Stock Motorcycle Class Anticipating Return to Chicago in 2023

With excitement high for the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ return to Route 66 Raceway during the 2023 season, tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 23rd annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance, which takes…

A1 Cycles Shop Tour

Enjoy this inside look at the shop of Nitro Harley racer Michael Beland and his A1 Cycles headquarters. There are more videos on the Cycledrag Youtube channel (please subscribe here) and the Cycledrag Facebook page (Please like here) and more…

NHRA and Pomona Fairplex Reach Longterm Deal Through 2033 Season

Officials at NHRA and the Fairplex today announced an exciting long-term extension between the two longtime partners, ensuring NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series action will take place at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip through at least the 2033 season. The…

In-N-Out Burger Named Title Sponsor of NHRA Finals and Pomona Drag Strip

NHRA and In-N-Out Burger announced today that In-N-Out Burger, California’s first drive-thru hamburger stand, has been named the title sponsor of both the In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip and the In-N-Out NHRA Finals as part of an exciting multi-year partnership that…

Rockingham Legend Steve Earwood Reflects on 30 Years Of Ownership on Final Weekend

Steve Earwood has owned Rockingham Dragway for nearly 31 years and at this weekend’s AMRA AHDRA Jim McClure Nationals he says goodbye, as the track will officially be sold following the event. During a rain delay, we catch up with…

PDRA 2023 Schedule, Celebrating 10 Years of Racing

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) will celebrate 10 years of all-eighth-mile championship drag racing with an eight-race tour in 2023. The 2023 schedule includes stops at staple PDRA facilities like Virginia Motorsports Park and GALOT Motorsports Park, as well…

Chris Moore Makes History With First No-Bar 5 Second Run

Chris Moore made history when he put his turbo GSXR 1000 grudge bike in the five-second zone at the Horsepower Hustle at Virginia Motorsports Park. It marks the first time a non-Top Fuel Motorcycle hit the fives. Even more impressive…

Electric Vehicles to Compete For NHRA National Championships

It’s a huge weekend for the NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program, and electric drag racing, when it comes to racer participation, as 40 standout competitors will race for a national championship as part of the NHRA…

Legendary Owner Steve Earwood Nearing the Finish Line at Rockingham Dragway

It’s the end of an era.  Steve Earwood has owned Rockingham Dragway for more than 30 years and will step away on Oct. 31, closing out a career at Rockingham that has transformed the dragstrip. The wood paneling in Steve…